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Churches in Former Soviet States Are Becoming Political Power Players

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, religious institutions have asserted themselves, with churches playing a central role in determining countries’ futures across the region.

After Burma Voting This Weekend, Winners Could Be Frozen Out of Power

Under the constitution pushed through by the country’s generals in 2008, an opposition victory at the polls does not guarantee a role in governing.

Building “Security”: The Lessons of Foreign Military Assistance to the Middle East, Afghanistan, and Mali

This panel will assess the impact of corruption on the ability of the United States to build the capacity of foreign military forces.

Strategic Litigation Impacts: Global Narratives About Social Change  

An international panel of advocates discusses the possibilities and limitations of deploying strategic litigation as a tool for social change.

Four Scenarios for Latin American Democracy in 15 Years

A polarized region with ample potential, Latin America will be transformed in the coming years. A group of stakeholders envisioned what its possible futures might look like.

Two Steps Forward in the Patient Pursuit of Ill-Gotten Gains

Arrests in Panama and Spain highlight the role civil society can play in fighting the corruption and illicit financial flows now targeted in the new global development goals.

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